The Spring 2020 semester has been an incredibly challenging one for us and most other student organizations, as the Coronavirus pandemic has led to sheltering and place and the cancellation of all our planned events & competitions.
Despite the many challenges, we have continued as a club by holding classes online and working on projects together. This is our latest project, called “Indestructible”. It is danced to the song in the same name by Ray Barreto.
The video was filmed in a few different cities as many of our team members have gone home to stay with their families, including San Jose, Cupertino, Newark, Modesto, Tracy and Los Baños.
Though circumstances have forced us to be apart, we are together in spirit! We hope you enjoy the video!
SJSU Spartan Mambo performed and competed at the 2019 College Latin Dance Cup held at the Soho Dance LA studio in Los Angeles this past weekend.
The competition team took 3rd place in the competition, behind teams from Cal State Northridge and the University of Southern California. The performance team did a rendition of 2012’s championship winning routine, “O Mayi”, and also debuted a brand new ladie’s bachata routine directed by our dancer McKenna New.
Thank you to everyone who supported our team this semester, team put on a great performance and showcased SJSU pride! Videos from the performance and competition are below:
Spartan Mambo had a strong showing at the San Francisco Salsa Festival held this past weekend in San Francisco.
The team competed in 5 different divisions, and came away with three 1st place prizes (Amateur Soloist, Amateur Bachata Couple, Amateur Duo, one 2nd place (Amateur Salsa Team) and one 3rd place finish (Amateur Salsa Couple).
The team is now qualified to compete at the World Latin Dance Cup which will be held in Medellin, Colombia in December and we are excited with our strong start as we head into the competition season!
Below are some photos of the team from the competition. For even more photos, follow us on Facebook and Instagram.